The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Principal Solutions Architect
Rank 862 874 892
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 18 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.005% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 1
Average salary £67,000 £77,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.54% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £71,250 £83,750 -
% change year-on-year
-14.92% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Principal Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Principal Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 18 £67,000 -13.54% 2
London -2 8 £55,000 -29.03%
City of London - 5 £55,000 -
Middlesbrough - 3 £48,500 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £48,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £48,500 -
Berkshire +9 2 £85,000 -15.00%
Reading +5 2 £85,000 -15.00%
North West -12 2 £67,500 -
South East -12 2 £85,000 -15.00%
East Midlands - 2 £76,250 - 1
Manchester - 2 £67,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £76,250 - 1

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 17 (43.59%) TOGAF
2 15 (38.46%) Middleware
2 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Zachman Framework
3 14 (35.90%) SOA
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Retail
4 13 (33.33%) Marketing
4 13 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 12 (30.77%) Java
5 12 (30.77%) Oracle
5 12 (30.77%) Banking
5 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 11 (28.21%) Degree
6 11 (28.21%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (25.64%) Broadband
7 10 (25.64%) Network Management
8 9 (23.08%) Open Source
8 9 (23.08%) OpenStack
9 7 (17.95%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
11 3 (7.69%) SAP
11 3 (7.69%) ITIL
11 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 3 (7.69%) Project Management
11 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
11 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.69%) Big Data
12 2 (5.13%) Service Management
12 2 (5.13%) Data Security

Principal Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Principal Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Lync
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Broadband
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) Retail
3 13 (33.33%) Marketing
4 12 (30.77%) Banking
5 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) Middleware
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 9 (23.08%) Open Source
4 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Ergonomics
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) TOGAF
2 15 (38.46%) Zachman Framework
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) SOA
4 10 (25.64%) Network Management
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security
6 2 (5.13%) Document Management
6 2 (5.13%) Data Security
6 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Service Management
6 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.13%) Business Development
7 1 (2.56%) Use Case
7 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) MCSA
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) MCTS
2 1 (2.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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